Bai Tou Weng


Bai Tou Weng in TCM:

Explore the properties of Bai Tou Weng according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

English Name: pulsatilla, Chinese pulsatilla
Pharmaceutical Name: Radix Pulsatillae
Properties: bitter, cold

Temperature: cold

Channels: LI

Flavors: bitter

Special Properties:
circulates blood, clears heat, eliminates toxins, expels parasites

Actions / Indications:
  • Clears heat; relieves toxicity; cools blood (take internally for malaria, primarily dysenteric disorders due to damp-heat in the intestines: amoebic and bacterial with blood and pus especially when there is more blood than pus)
  • Kills parasites; stops itching (inhibits amoeba in vitro and in vivo, apply topically for general genital itching, vaginal discharge particularly for trichonomonas vaginalis protozoan)

    li>(cc: chronic dysenteric disorders with deficiency of Spleen and Stomach)